Trees Seen Ablaze as Arizona's Rafael Fire Grows to Over 78,000 Acres

Footage released on July 1 showed trees ablaze as the Rafael Fire in Arizona grew to 78,750 acres, but was 89 percent contained.

In a statement, officials said crews were conducting “suppression repair work on all flanks of the fire,” adding that “smoke from burning interior fuels will continue to be visible for a few more days.” The Rafael fire began on June 18. Credit: Rafael Fire Information via Storyful